AFC Ajax (women)

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AFC Ajax
Ajax Amsterdam.svg
Full nameAmsterdamsche Football Club Ajax
Nickname(s)de Godendochters (Daughters of the Gods), De Ajacieden
Founded18 May 2012;10 years ago (2012-05-18)
Ground De Toekomst
Johan Cruyff Arena
Capacity5.000 [1]
Owner AFC Ajax N.V. (Euronext:  AJAX)
Chairman Edwin van der Sar
Head coach Suzanne Bakker
League Eredivisie
2021–22 2nd
Website Club website

AFC Ajax Vrouwen is a Dutch football club from Amsterdam representing AFC Ajax in the Vrouwen Eredivisie, the top women's league in the Netherlands. The team was founded in 2012. [2]

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Current squad

As of 13 August 2022

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Lize Kop
2 DF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Liza van der Most
3 DF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Roos van der Veen
4 DF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Lisa Doorn
5 DF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Soraya Verhoeve
6 MF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Marthe Munsterman
7 FW Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Romée Leuchter
8 MF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Sherida Spitse
9 FW Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Nikita Tromp
10 MF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Nadine Noordam
11 FW Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Ashleigh Weerden
12 FW Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Isabelle Hoekstra
15 FW Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Chasity Grant
17 FW Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Elisha Kruize
No.Pos.NationPlayer
18 DF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Milicia Keijzer
19 FW Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Tiny Hoekstra
20 FW Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Eshly Bakker
21 MF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Rosa Van Gool
22 MF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Quinty Sabajo
24 MF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Iris Stiekema
25 DF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Kay-lee de Sanders
26 DF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Isa Kardinaal
28 GK Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Regina Van Eijk
31 GK Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Dionne Van der Wal
32 MF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Jonna Van de Velde
33 DF Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Vita Van der Linden

Former players

Results

BeNe League / Eredivisie

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SeasonDivisionPositionW – D – L = PtsGF – GATop scorer KNVB Cup
2012–13 BeNe League4 / 1612 – 6 – 10 = 4247 – 36 Van Lunteren (10)Quarterfinals
2013–14 BeNe League3 / 1416 – 6 – 4 = 5468 – 23Van Lunteren (13)Champions
2014–15 BeNe League3 / 1317 – 2 – 5 = 5354 – 20 Pieëte (10)Finalist
2015–16 Eredivisie2 / 717 – 5 – 2 = 5646 – 11 Bakker (8)Finalist
2016–17 Eredivisie1 / 821 – 5 – 1 = 6857 – 14 Van den Bighelaar (18)Champions
2017–18 Eredivisie1 / 916 – 7 – 1 = 5557 – 24Van den Bighelaar, Van Lunteren (12)Champions
2018–19 Eredivisie2 / 913 – 8 – 3 = 4750 – 18 Jansen (14)Champions
2019–20 Eredivisie2 / 8a8 – 1 – 3 = 25a22 – 11aQuarterfinalsa
2020–21 Eredivisie3 / 813 – 1 – 6 = 4040 – 21Semifinals
2021–22 Eredivisie2 / 917 – 3 – 4 = 5470 – 22Champions

a=at moment of abandonment due to Covid

UEFA Women's Champions League

All results (away, home and aggregate) list Ajax's goal tally first.

SeasonRoundClubHomeAwayAgg [lower-alpha 1]
2017–18 Qualifying round Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Standard Liège 3–0
Flag of Finland.svg Pärnu JK 2–1
Flag of Latvia.svg Rīgas FS 6–0
Round of 32 Flag of Italy.svg Brescia 1–00–21–2
2018–19 Qualifying round Flag of Iceland.svg Þór/KA 0–0
Flag of Ireland.svg Wexford Youths 4–1
Ulster Banner.svg Linfield 2–0
Round of 32 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Sparta Prague 2–02–14–1
Round of 16 Flag of France.svg Lyon 0–40–90–13
2020–21 Round of 32 Flag of Germany.svg FC Bayern Munich 0–31–31–6
2022–23 QR 1 semi-final Flag of Sweden.svg Kristianstads DFF 3–1
QR 1 final Flag of Germany.svg Eintracht Frankfurt 2–1
QR 2 Flag of England.svg Arsenal 2–20–12–3
  1. or single match when home and away are empty

Affiliated clubs

On 13 January 2013, it was revealed that AFC Ajax Vrouwen would partner with SV Overbos, the Women's team from Hoofddorp. [3]

Coaching staff

PositionName
Head coach Flag of the Netherlands.svg Suzanne Bakker
Assistant coach Flag of the Netherlands.svg Sander Luiten
Goalkeeper coach Flag of England.svg Robbie Tetteroo
Skills Coach Flag of the Netherlands.svg Wim Bouckaert

Head coaches

Broadcasting

As of the 2020–21 season, league matches played on Sunday are broadcast on ESPN. Public service broadcaster NOS occasionally broadcasts some Sunday games live and provides game highlights during the Studio Sport programme. [5]

Honours

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References

  1. "De Toekomst - Ajax". AFC Ajax. Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2011-11-18.
  2. "Vrouwen: Ajax en PSV in BeNeLeague, FC Den Bosch niet" (in Dutch). voetbalcentraal. 6 June 2012. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  3. "Hechte samenwerking Ajax en sv Overbos uit Hoofddorp'" [ permanent dead link ], Overbos.nl, 13 January 2013
  4. "Ajax-dames halen succescoach Engelkes" (in Dutch). FCupdate. 30 May 2012. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  5. "Women's Eredivisie secures coverage on Fox Sports and NOS". Sport Business. 10 August 2020. Retrieved 1 December 2020.

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